Category: Cool Stuff

I’m Speaking at CreativePro Week 2019!

I’m excited to be part of the speaker lineup at the CreativePro Week 2019 conference happening June 10-14! I’ll be leading a photowalk on Friday near the event hotel, which just so happens to be in the same neighborhood as Pike Place Market, the Amazon Spheres, and other downtown photographic sights. After the photowalk, we’ll ...

New Photo Workshop: Dec. 1

Join me for a one-day photo workshop enjoying the holiday splendor of downtown Seattle on December 1!

PhotoActive Podcast Ep 12: David duChemin

An unexpected perk of doing the PhotoActive podcast has been the opportunity to talk to great photographers about their craft and approach. In this week’s episode, Kirk and I chat with David duChemin about vision, the sometimes-long journey to discover it, and the importance of exposing yourself to other photographers’ work. If you’ve ever watched ...

Introducing the PhotoActive Podcast

Subscribe and listen to PhotoActive, a new podcast from Jeff Carlson and Kirk McElhearn.

Take Control 50% Off Reader Appreciation Sale

This week, take 50% of all Take Control ebooks, including my latest titles, Take Control of Your Digital Photos and Take Control of Lightroom CC! As publisher Joe Kissell writes: One thing we’ve heard loud and clear is that our customers love bargains! And we, in turn, love to make you happy, because we wouldn’t ...

TidBITS Bottom-Up Redesign

TidBITS has undergone a massive redesign, and I’m so excited for my friends there — not just a new look for the site, but a whole new publishing infrastructure. Fun fact: Most of the HTML and CSS on the old site was coded by me… in 2007 (ironic that the link goes to the article ...

Landscapes in Red: Melissa D. Jones

At Complete Digital Photography, I wrote about Melissa D. Jones and her fantastic @rouxroamer photos.

New Edition of Take Control of Your Digital Photos

I've published a new edition of Take Control of Your Digital Photos, plus an updated version of Take Control of Lightroom CC.

The Fall Take Control 50% Off Sale This Week

Take 50% off all Take Control ebooks! This week only.

Take Control of New Apple Updates

iOS 11 was released today, with a bunch of new features (especially for iPad), some redesigned elements (like Control Center), and nifty things like a great augmented reality implementation for combining the virtual and the real worlds. And coming up next week is the release of macOS High Sierra. It seems like a lot to ...